The story of human evolution began about 7 million years ago, when the lineages that lead to Homo sapiens and chimpanzees separated. Learn about the over 20 early human species that belong in our family tree and how the natural selection of certain physical and behavioral traits defined what it means to be human.
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36 COMMENTS

  1. Is it not strange that all creatures throughout history needed to evolve in order to survive, but today no creature on the planet conveniently needs to evolve. And why only humans evolved Consciousness to survive but no other species especially monkeys?

  2. I'm a Christian, but I do not disagree with Evolution. There might be flaws but there are also facts. In the Bible itself, it only says that God created us in His "likeness". Meaning, we have some characteristics like His but not exactly the same! Ability to speak with mouth, see with eyes, grab with hands and etc. People, you should always be ready to accept truth. If we really did preceded from apes, can't you accept it? Would you rather reject truth because it hurts your pride and cannot accept that you might came from apes? The Earth right now is different from the Earth millions of years ago. Some phenomenon and climate change happen. It might be necessary for God to make the earlier people to have thick body hairs/furs to protect them from cold. Yes, Adam and Eve could have characteristics like apes or may be wrong. So what? Just because it cannot fit to your limited imagination does not mean you could reject an idea that could be true.

  3. Humans did not evolve from apes, gorillas or chimps. We are all modern species that have followed different evolutionary paths, though humans share a ""common ancestor"" with some primates, such as the African ape. The timeline of human evolution is long and controversial, with significant gaps.

  4. نحن نعرف أن أبسط الأجزاء من أجهزة الأنسان لم يستطع هؤلاء "العلماء" تركيبه وصنعه مع أن الطفرات التي يضيفونها على الخلايا ليست بالعشوائية فكيف بالعشوائية العمياء فعل هذا أيها الحمقى

  5. Christianity aside I find this hard to believe from any viewpoint. So many unanswered questions and factors, but yet we are pretending like this is fact and we already know what happend. Where's the fossil evidence? There should be millions of missing links. I find it sad that all they can give us is a couple bones here and there that are far from complete. Even the fossils shown in this video are huge evolutionary jumps.
    If Macroevolution is to be believed as a fact it need to hold up under every type of scrutiny.
    There should be clear evolutionary changes between each skeleton. We find 110 million year old dinosaurs with skin, we should be able to find each and every evolutionary stage of human development and not just some fragments, but full skeletons on a massive scale. Not just for humans but every animal.

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